Genie: You have ONE WISH.
Me: Alright, I have one, but it's very detailed.
Genie: As long as it is only one wish, you're allowed to spend as much time as you want detailing it.
Me: Alright, here we go. *Grabs notebook and takes a deep breath* The key words MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY, and OPTIONAL are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].
Genie: Wait, is that...?
Me: *Flips notebook* Chapter 1. Preamble.
Hmm. Google Maps shows two Schlotzsky’s(es?) in the greater #Seattle area… but they’re both permanently closed. 😢
This year in Seattle has been surprisingly warm and sunny. But the stereotypical #Seattle weather seems to have arrived.
Writing on a phone keyboard on a bumpy bus filtered through autocorrect. Whee!
Just heard a phrase: there are more people incarcerated in US than there were in Stalin's Gulag. Went to check and it's exactly true:
uspol, musings on due process
reminder: if due process is revoked for one group -- illegal immigrants, for example -- it can be revoked for everyone. All the government has to do is say you're an illegal immigrant. You say, "but I'm not, and I can prove it" -- but prove it to who?? the government doesn't have to give you a chance to prove it, that's what revoking due process *means.*
But of course, most people who say it's okay to revoke illegal immigrants' due process are white. so.
Someone recommended Steven Universe and I half-heartedly started watching it, but now I think I love it?
* Super Gay (+ trans + queer)
* infectious positive mood (usually)
* actually good/interesting sci-fi/fantasy
* interesting characters & character development
Don’t make the mistake I did and just write it off as a cartoon for kids. Though, yes, some plot lines are predictable tropes, it’s still super cute and enjoyable.
airtable.com is the first company I was dealing with who actually offered to compensate me for the time I spent doing their take-home assignment. It was a $200 Amazon gift card!
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